Order Ecd/1315/2015, Of 30 June, The Public Prices For The University Academic Services At The National University Of Education Laying Distance For The Year 2015-2016.

Original Language Title: Orden ECD/1315/2015, de 30 de junio, por la que se fijan los precios públicos por los servicios académicos universitarios en la Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia para el curso 2015-2016.

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The organic law 6/2001, of 21 December, on universities, in its article 81.3. b), in relation to the available additional second, establishes that revenues from public prices for studies leading to a degree of official status and validity throughout the national territory must be set, in the case of the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) , by the Administration General of the State, within the limits that set the Conference General of political University.

The Royal Decree-Law 14/2012, April 20, on urgent measures of rationalization of public expenditure in the field of education, provides in its article 6, paragraph 5, point 2 a new wording to article 81.3. b) of the aforementioned law, and provides that such public prices shall be determined in relation to the costs of providing the service, within the limits that agree the General Conference on University policy.

(The resolution of 5 of July of 2013, of the Secretariat General of universities («BOE» of 16 of July of 2013) makes public the agreement of 25 of June of 2013, of the Conference General of political University, in which not is set limits additional to them established in the article 81.3. b) of the law organic 6 / 2001 for the fixing of them prices public of them teachings University official of grade and Master.

In the teachings of grade those prices public cover among the 15 by 100 and the 25 by 100 of them costs in first registration; 30 per 100-40 per 100 in second tuition costs; between 65 per 100 and 75 by 100 in the third registration costs; and between 90 per 100 and 100 by 100 from the fourth registration costs.

In the teachings of Master that enabled for the exercise of activities professional regulated in Spain, those prices public will cover between the 15 by 100 and the 25 by 100 of them costs in first registration; 30 per 100-40 per 100 in second tuition costs; between 65 per 100 and 75 by 100 in the third registration costs; and among the 90 by 100 and the 100 by 100 of them costs starting from the fourth registration.

The teachings of Master that does not enable for the exercise of professional activities regulated in Spain, public prices will cover between 40 per 100 and 50 per 100 of first registration costs; and between 65 per 100 and 75 by 100 from the second tuition costs.

For the establishment of them prices public by the provision of the service public of it education top in the UNED is ordered them teachings in five groups: 1. teachings of degree, diploma and engineering (in forward, LDI).

2. teaching of degree regulated in the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 of October.

3. teachings of Master degree, regulated in the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 of October.

4 teachings of doctorate, regulated by Royal Decree 778/1998, of April 30, Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29 and the Royal Decree 99/2011, January 28.

5. access to the University.

In line with the above classification, are taken into consideration as the basic unit of reference, for the purposes of public pricing for academic services, the European credit (ECTS) for the teachings of Bachelor and Master referred to in Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29.

For the determination of them prices public of them groups of teachings referenced for the course academic 2015-2016 and in application of it willing by the Real Decree-Law 14 / 2012, of 20 of April, is has proceeded to establish the cost of the provision of the service, that varies depending on the grade of experimentation or group of classification of the teaching of that is try and depending on the time of registration i.e., question of first, second, third or fourth and successive registrations.

Taking into account the above and the financial memory referred to in article 26.2 of the law 8/1989 of 13 April, rates and prices public, elaborate report of the UNED, prices are fixed, by means of the present order, by academic services for the year 2015-2016 in the said University.

By virtue, under cover of the habilitation conferred by article 26.1 of the Act 8/1989, of 13 April, fees and public prices, available: article 1. Object.

The present order has by object set them prices public by services academic of it education top in the University national of education to distance (UNED) in the course 2015-2016, in them teachings leading to the obtaining of titles official. These prices shall be paid in accordance with the rules established in this order.

The amount of the prices for studies leading to degrees or diplomas that do not have official status will be determined by the Social Council of the open University.

Article 2. Public prices for academic services.

1. for teachings LDI already extinguished, students will have to pay for the extraordinary call, a fixed amount per subject, set out in annex I of this order.

2. for the teachings of degree regulated by Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29, which establishes the planning of official university education, the amount shall be calculated in accordance with the number of ECTS credits assigned to each subject, subject or discipline. The amount of the credit ECTS varies depending on the grade of experimentation of it teaching and of the time of registration, i.e., of that is try of first, second, third, or fourth and successive registrations.

The amount of the ECTS credit, according to the different application criteria, is established in annex II to this order.

3. in the teachings of Master's degree, the amount shall be calculated in accordance with the number of ECTS credits assigned to each subject, subject or discipline. The amount of the ECTS credit vary taking into account enabled or not for the exercise of professional activities regulated in Spain and the time of registration, i.e. question first, second, third, or fourth and successive registrations.

The amount of the ECTS credit, according to the different application criteria, is established in annex III of this order.

4. the prices corresponding to the academic tutelage for the elaboration of the thesis of doctorate teachings regulated by Royal Decree 778/1998, of 30 April, which regulates the third cycle of University studies, obtaining and issuing of the Doctor title and other postgraduate studies, Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29 , and the Royal Decree 99/2011, January 28, which regulates the official teachings of doctorate, are established in annex IV.

5 foreign students over the age of eighteen years who do not have the status of residents, excluding nationals of Member States of the European Union and those who may apply the Community regime, without prejudice to the principle of reciprocity, credited public prices for academic services corresponding to the teachings of degree and Master of 70% of the cost of the square , at first registration; 80 per cent, in the second; 90 percent, at third and 100 per cent in fourth or following registration, in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph (b)) of article 81.3 of the organic law 6/2001, 21 December, universities, in the wording given by Royal Decree-Law 14/2012, 20 April, concerning urgent measures for the rationalization of public expenditure in the field of education. The amount of the ECTS credit, according to the different application criteria, set out in annex VII of this order.

Article 3. Limitation of the right to review and appraisal.

In any case, the right to consideration and corresponding evaluation of materials, subjects or credits shall be limited by the academic incompatibilities arising from the curriculum. For this sole purpose, UNED, by the procedure determined by its Governing Council, will set a regime of academic incompatibility for those plans of study in which it was not previously set.

The exercise of the right of registration laid down in the preceding paragraph shall not compel the modification of the general regime determined in each centre, in accordance with the needs of your curriculum.

Article 4. Aptitude test for the recognition of foreign higher education qualifications.

1 in those degrees that UNED offers the preparation and evaluation of an aptitude test for the recognition of foreign higher education qualifications, student tuition will pay the amount of the appropriations of the subject or subjects that correspond to the subjects we must overcome in accordance with the approval, in addition to the prices of Secretariat.

Them prices public by services academic listed in the annex II, depending on the membership of them subjects studied to a group u another of teachings official, of his grade experimentation and of the time in that is registration of the same subject.

2. in them studies of the degree in right, in which it UNED offer only the evaluation of a test of fitness for it approval of titles foreigners of education upper, the student paid in it registration the amount that figure in the annex SAW of the present order.

Article 5. Exemptions of prices public by services academic.


1. all exemptions are linked to the public prices for academic services. Not be apply to them prices public by others services, unless are available expressly it contrary in this order. (Is contemplate as causes to obtain a bonus in the payment of the prices public by services academic: to) be member of family numerous special: enjoy of exemption total of payment by services academic them members of families numerous of category special. This exemption will apply also to the rates of Secretariat and to them prices by others services.

b) being a member of General family: families of general category students have an exemption of 50 per 100, applicable to all concepts of the tuition and the prices for other services, with the exception of the school insurance.

(c) prove a grade of disability of the 33 percent or top: is applied exemption of the payment by services academic to them students that present certificate of disability of the 33 by 100 or top in subjects of first registration. By the subjects enrolled in second registration they paid 50 per 100 in second tuition prices and by the registered third or successive times be paid 100 per 100 corresponding to the third or fourth and successive tuition prices.

(d) be victim of the terrorism: in application of the article 7 of the law 32 / 1999, of 8 of October, will have exemption of payment of prices public by services academic them victims of acts terrorist, as well as their spouses and children legally to his charge not emancipated, in them studies of character official taught in this University.

(e) be orphans of officials dead in Act of service: enjoy of exemption of payment by services academic them orphans of officials dead in Act of service. This benefit will only reach the subjects who enroll for the first time and until the calendar year in which the orphan reaches 25 years of age.

f) belong to a group subject to the waiver in the form and by the amounts that are approved by the Governing Council or the Council of the University.

2 cases of obtaining honors will follow these guidelines: to) course and study. The bonuses by registration of honor will be applicable exclusively in the course academic immediately back to which is obtained this qualification in studies University official with independence of that belong to the same title or grade of experimentation, or that is had retrieved in the last course of a degree.

(b) registration. Only applies to subjects in first registration. Of does not exist any, is held a discount equivalent to its amount.

(c) contents: 1 students with honors in second baccalaureate LOE, as well as with national prize in professional training, shall have a maximum of 60 free credits in its first registration in official university studies. This exemption may only be applied in a single study.

2nd in the case that the subject or subjects with enrollment of honor belong to plans not renewed, and have character quarterly or annual, the student will have right to the exemption of 6 or 12 credits respectively.

3rd in the event that the subject or subjects with registration of honor belong to plans renewed, degrees or Master, the student will have right to the exemption in the same number of credits on which fell the registration of honor. The projects of end of career not generate discount, but yes can be object of discount, equivalent to a subject of 6 credits.

4th for students who enroll in the period of research (academic supervision of Doctoral thesis) the calculation of this exemption shall be made by multiplying the total number of credits that obtained honours, by the amount established annually in the order of prices public. The amount resulting will be which is discount from the amount of the tuition. The 1.80 as official amount for its calculation is set for this course.

(d) application: 1 in the case of honor registration obtained in distinct from the UNED University, you will be required to the student, if you have completed your studies, a certificate from your record stating the qualification of honours to make effective the bonus. In the case of simultaneity of studies the application of the exemption will be held always at the University in which the student earned the honours.

2nd bonuses corresponding to the application of registration of honor will take place once calculated the amount of the tuition. In the case of candidates must be enrolled in more than one study at UNED, request for the student will be required to apply the discount in a Studio other than which was obtained the honours.

3rd in your request or registration, the student not may change the option chosen for the application of the registration of honor, will be final since confirm the draft of registration.

4th if taking the student right to this exemption, paid them prices public complete, the amount will be reimbursed prior request of return of prices public.

Article 6. Fellows.

Students requesting scholarship funded from the State budget or from the Basque Government paid public prices for academic services to be determined in its regulations.

Students who, to formalize the registration, exemption from rates for having requested a grant to use and, subsequently, not rolling condition of fellow or them was revoked the scholarship granted or the amount awarded is lower than the registered subjects, will be forced to pay the price for the registration carried out; your default will result in the registration cancellation in all subjects, subjects or disciplines, in the terms laid down by the legislation in force.

The scholarship only will reach to them prices public of subjects enrolled and studied, not to them recognized or to other concepts.

Article 7. Recognition and transfer of credits.

Students who obtain the recognition of credits in grades or the University Masters studies or other activities conducted outside the UNED, paid 30 per 100 of the prices laid down in annexes II, III and VII in respect of recognition of those credits in the degree.

Students who obtain recognition of free credits schemes renewed by subjects or studied outside of the UNED academic activities will pay a fixed amount of Euro 10,00 by recognized credit, with the exception of those activities in universities that have signed agreement with the open University.

The recognition of credits which carries with it special access roads to some degree when the student graduated from another University (courses of adaptation) or bridge courses shall be paid at the unique price of 180.00 euros. The cancellation of the registration not give right to their return.

Them students that request transfer of credits must pay an amount of 150.00 euros, in them terms that is set in the normative of this University.

The prices to which is concerns this article shall enjoy of them same exemptions that listed in the article 5, dedicated to them exemptions of prices public by services academic.

Article 8. Guardianship academic.

According to it established in them real decrees 778 / 1998, of 30 of April, and 1393 / 2007, of 29 of October, that regulate the third cycle of them Studies University, the obtaining and expedition of the title of Doctor and others studies of postgraduate, them students that not have paid them services by guardianship academic in them courses earlier, must do it before the reading of the thesis , by applying the amount laid down in annex IV, for each of the courses of outstanding payment, with a limit of 4 previous courses.

Article 9. Form of payment.

The open University students will have right to choose the form of the payment of the established prices, well doing a one-time cash or divided in four installments, which will be paid, the first within a maximum period of ten days to complete the enrollment process and the remaining during the dates established by the University. Fractional only payment can be made by direct debit.

Not be eligible to the payment modality students showing extraordinary final call for proposals, or students whose total amount of tuition is less than 180,00 euros.

Article 10. Lack of payment.

That student is welcome to the modality of payment instalments or not, the total or partial non-payment of the full amount of tuition, regardless it will be reason, following the requirement of proof of having made the payment within the deadline, of the cancellation of the registration in the terms provided for in the legislation in force, with loss, in his case the amount already paid, and many legal measures are considered appropriate, when bad faith to appreciate in the student's behavior.

Available end only. Entry in force.

This order shall enter into force the day following its publication in the «Official Gazette of the State», from which date the attached rates can be levied when they are related to academic services to lend during the 2015-2016.


Madrid, 30 June 2015.-the Minister of education, culture and sport, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo and Montojo.

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